September 10, 2014 PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 30 September 2014 12:17
  

Regular Committee/Board Meeting of the

Board of Commissioners

CHICAGO RIDGE PARK DISTRICT

September 10, 2014

 

CALL TO ORDER

President Pratl called the meeting to order at 8:02pm.

 

ROLL CALL

The following commissioners were present:  Commissioners Crout ,Lind absent, Egan, Conrad and Pratl.   Also present: Director King and  Recreation Superintendent Malito.

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

Everyone participated in the Pledge of Allegiance. 

 

PUBLIC/STAFF WISHING TO ADDRESS THE BOARD

There was no one to address the Board.

 

RECREATION COMMITTEE

Chair Report

Commissioner Crout gave the floor to Recreation Superintendent Malito for his report. 

 

Superintendent’s Report

Recreation Superintendent Malito reported on his meeting with the representative from Saint Xavier’s Art Department regarding the mural for the Freedom Activity Center.  He should have a proposal by next meeting.

 

Recreation Superintendent Malito also reported on the numbers for the Tiny Tots program and classes.

 

The Halloween at the Park event will be October 25th.  Many activities are planned for this day, with the main activity being the making of wax hands.

 

Other items reported on:  RAH program, men’s basketball league, and the bus cameras.

 

Recreation Superintendent Malito then exited the meeting.

 

MAINTENANCE COMMITTEE

Chair Report

Commissioner Conrad reported that the Lily Pad is officially closed for the season.  They have not had any issues with the facility all season.  Ball Fore as well has been running smoothly.  He complimented the staff on doing a good job.

 

Commissioner Conrad stated that C&C Asphalt did a good job with the sealcoating and restriping the parking lots at Freedom and Lily Pad.

 

Commissioner Conrad reported that there is one dead tree in front of the Freedom playground that he would like removed.  Director King said he would look into doing it this fall.

 

Supervisor’s Report

Maintenance Supervisor Biskey was not at the meeting.  The Board was given a written report.

 

FINANCE COMMITTEE

Chair Report

Commissioner Lind was not at the meeting.  No report was given.

 

Director King gave the Board a copy of the audit and reviewed the findings with the Board.

 

**Commissioner Lind entered the meeting at 8:22pm**

 

SPECIAL PROJECTS

Chair Report

Commissioner Egan stated that he did not have any policy revisions at this time.

 

Director King presented the Board with the preliminary drawings for the Menard playground.  Discussion ensued.

 

OLD BUSINESS

President Pratl called for a motion to adopt a Resolution concerning a hearing required to be held pursuant to the Bond Issue Notification Act of the State of Illinois prior to the sale of General Obligation Park Bonds (Alternate Revenue Source), Series 2014 of the Chicago Ridge Park District, Cook County, Illinois as Resolution #2014-07.  Motion was made by Commissioner Crout and seconded by Commissioner Lind.

 Roll Call

Ayes:              Commissioner Crout, Lind, Egan, Conrad, Pratl

Nays:              None

Abstain:         None

Motion Carried.

 

Commissioner Pratl made a few comments regarding the Village’s Centennial Celebration stating that it was a nice day.

 

Director King brought attention to the matter of the Ball Fore power issues with ComEd giving the Board a copy of the response from ComEd as well as the response from the Park District.  The ComEd Claims Department is looking into it.

 

NEW BUSINESS

There was no new business to discuss.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

There was no need to enter into Executive Session.

 

ADJOURN. 

President Pratl called for a motion to adjourn at 8:39pm.  Motion was made by Commissioner Crout and seconded by Commissioner Conrad.  All in favor, aye.  Motion carried.

 

RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED,

 

 ­­­____Robert Lint___________

Robert Lind, Secretary

Chicago Ridge Park District

 

 

Approved by the Board of Commissioners on this 24th day of  September, 2014.

 

____ Robert Lint______________________

Robert Lind, Secretary

Chicago Ridge Park District

 
Chicago Ridge Park District